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Controls Engineering Manager

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Job ID: JRA21757
Date Posted: Aug 19, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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JR Automation is seeking a Controls Engineering Manager for our Ogden, Utah location.

As a Controls Engineering Manager, you will lead and mentor some of the most talented engineers in the automation industry.  This role will enable you to manage a team while integrating some of the most state of the art robotics & technology available.  The innovative solutions we work on offer diverse experiences that will strengthen your skills and challenge your abilities.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Direct supervision of controls engineers and other staff
  • Assist with the successful management of engineering programs as they relate to cost, quality, safety, timing and customer satisfaction
  • Develop the Controls department through leadership, mentoring, and training of controls engineers, and other staff
  • Manage staffing and workload issues, including managing direct, indirect and overtime hours as they relate to workload, budget and timing
  • Design, implement and document control systems for various types of automated equipment
  • Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with the appropriate build, power and design teams
  • Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to customer and/or Setpoint build specifications using standard techniques and approach
  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment; up to 25% travel expected yearly.

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field OR Associates degree with 2+ years of related experience
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • 5+ years leading technical projects  

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.     

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills. 

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us! 


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